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NBC
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
country was essentially isolated from the world community. now president obama makes this historic trip, becoming the first u.s. president to visit myanmar, country formerly known as burma. a rousing welcome for the president. a sea of people eager to catch a glimpse of the motorcade. uniformed school children waving u.s. and myanmar flags for miles. a red carpet welcome. mr. obama made an unannounced stop, a 2,000 year old holy site, center of buddhaism. a monk led them in a ceremonial pouring of water over the head of a buddha statue. then it was off to aung san suu kyi's house, where the activist lived under house arrest for years. >> i would like to say how happy i am to receive president obama in my country and in my house. >> reporter: later, the president formally addressed the people of myanmar in a speech at a university where he justified his trip to this not yet free country. >> i sent a message to those governments that ruled by fear. i said in my inauguration address we will extend a hand if you're willing to unclench your fist. under the president, the desire for chan
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
. it is a historic day for president obama and for the people of myanmar, as it transitions towards democracy. during the first visit by a sitting u.s. president, mr. obama pledged that the u.s. will be friends with any nation that respects its people's rights and international law. nbc political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd is traveling with the president. chuck, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, veronica. the president was only here on the ground for 12 hours, the first american president to visit myanmar, the country formerly known as burma. he was greeted by a sea of locals. some of it was spontaneous, some very organized. school-aged children in school uniforms waved the american flag and the myanmar flag. the president met with the official leadership here, played tourist, visiting a famous buddhist attraction here, a 2,000-year-old temple. he also went to aung san suu kyi's house, democracy activist who was under house arrest here in this country for years. the president went to her house, had a few words with her. but the centerpiece
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
is under way today. president obama is now the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar, also known as berma. during his speech at the university, the president encouraged the country to continue its transition to democracy after 49 years of military rule. after the speech president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton took off on air force one, which just arrived in cambodia for the east asia summit. we'll have much more on this historic visit throughout the morning. coming up at 6:30, you'll hear from the president and the assurances he's giving to myanmar just ahead. >>> happening right now, an all out man nuhunt in san jose. police have already arrested this man in connection with a stripping of crimes but they are still looking for a second gunman and are very anxious to track him down. marla tellez is live with what police are trying to do about this weekend crime spree. good morning, marla. >> reporter: good morning. the crime spree was serious enough for police to call a press conference at city hall. we're hoping to learn more about the second suspect they're
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
have been killed as well. >>> meantime, laura, president obama supporting israel while both democrats and republicans are backing him. nbc's tracie potts has new details on that crisis in the middle east. >> reporter: this is what's left this morning of a two-story house in gaza reportedly destroyed by an israeli missile. 11 people died, the deadliest attack since these raids started last week. israel says its strikes are aimed at stopping attacks from hamas and that its military is ready to do more. hamas tells israel they'll, quote, shred you to pieces. the world now concerned about an all-out ground war. >> we are fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes. >> reporter: in thailand, president obama said long-term peace could be threatened if gaza's rockets keep coming. >> we're serious about wanting to resolve this situation and create a genuine peace process. it starts with no more missiles being fired into israel's territory. >> reporter: back home, this reaction in new york's times square. >> free free palestine. >> repo
NBC
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
program in washington this morning to receive a prestigious award from first lady michelle obama. youth radio is being honored with the 2012 national haurts and huyouth service award. the ceremony will be streamed live on the white house website starting at 11:00 this morning. >> i'm such a huge fan of what mrs. obama has been doing with that. it's a beautiful thing. 5:38 right now. the fallout from august's row fine refire in richmond continues this morning. coming up, the new report that has a lot of people concerned about their health. >> reporter: i'm bob redell. we're live in the south bay with just how bad the demand is for food this thanksgiving holiday. that story coming up. >>> we'll also take you live back to gaza this morning. look at that. they have been having so many explosions, fires, air strikes. we have a live report coming up with the latest details on the fighting now. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bri
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2012 10:00am EST
portion," i did not trust you. latinos voted for obama because they did not trust romney on the immigration question, they did not like the rhetoric. there was no reason for this, because like i say, the majority of the american people want to see immigration reform. this is something very important, and it shows why politics has to do with immigration policy. i think the anti-immigration lobby has been very effective in creating the perception that the conservative base is anti- immigrants. that is just not true. poll after poll shows, study after study shows, that the majority of conservatives believe in border security but also believe in immigration reform. before the primary season we had -- we commissioned a study to study immigration views of likely republican primary voters. your tea partyers, people committed to the conservative movement. as long as you have border security there, the support legalization, a path to citizenship, a guest worker program. included a bad word "amnesty," and when we included boris security with amnesty, 52% of them supported that idea. numbe
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